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By John Crowley

There's multiple background of the world.

ahead of technological know-how outlined the trendy age, different powers, wondrous and magical, as soon as ruled the universe, their lore perfected inside a misplaced capital of hieroglyphs, wizard-kings, and amazing monuments, no longer Egypt -- yet Ægypt.

What if it have been relatively so?

within the Nineteen Seventies, a historian named Pierce Moffett strikes to the recent England geographical region to write down a e-book approximately Ægypt, pushed via an idea he dare no longer think -- that the actual legislation of the universe as soon as replaced and should switch back. but the inspiration isn't his on my own. whatever waits on the locked property of Fellowes Kraft, writer of romances approximately Will Shakespeare and Giordano Bruno and Dr. John Dee, whatever for which Pierce and people close to him have lengthy sought with no realizing it, a key, maybe, to Ægypt. proudly provides the definitive textual content of John Crowley's Ægypt, newly edited and corrected in session with the author.

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2. La salle hypostyle vue depuis le sud en 1912 avec, devant sa porte latérale, plusieurs des grands blocs descendus par Legrain ; on notera, au premier tiers gauche de la photographie, la présence des deux dernières demi-architraves reposant sur le mur sud (Collection M. Pillet, CNRS-MOM, 1912, inv. B028-16). Rondot est, pour l’instant, susceptible de fournir un indice21. Au-delà, le seul moyen, peut-être, d’acquérir une certitude relèverait de l’observation archéologique : il consisterait à comparer un relevé minutieux des pointes des deux monolithes au sol—qui prendrait en compte tous leurs détails significatifs, dimensions exactes, angles de taille, position des queues d’aronde, cassures, traces de plâtre de liaison …—, et l’observation attentive des zones d’encastrement des pierres au sommet des colonnes comme de leurs anciennes surfaces d’appui22, ce qui demanderait le montage sur place d’un échafaudage.

P. 132 n. 1059); the long inscription on the side of the lid reconstructed on Gabolde’s pl. 17b could have turned the corner at each end (cf. his pl. 17a) on the shorter lid of a canopic chest. 44 Martin, Royal Tomb II, pp. 43-45, pls. 63-65. 45 Martin, Royal Tomb II, pls. 63-64; Fig. 6 here is reproduced from Martin’s pl. 63. The name in the first column ended in the determinative of a seated person. Gabolde, D’Akhenaton à Toutânkhamon, pp. 118-19, has interpreted the t before this sign as the feet of a quail-chick w, but Martin’s pl.

28 The inscription could have referred to Tutankhamun as “son-in-law” of Akhenaten if he had already been married to Akhenaten’s daughter, Ankhesenpaaten, before his accession. ”29 Since the two 21 R. Germer, “Die Mumie aus dem Sarg in ‘KV 55’,” in Das Geheimnis des goldenen Sarges, pp. 58-61. See also Murnane, OLZ 96 (2001), col. 22. Davis was also influenced by the arrangement of the body in the coffin, with one arm on the chest and the other by the side, normally the posture of a female mummy.

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